Category: Lifestyle

Increasing my Energy Vibrations to Increase my Life

Over the years, I have become an extremely spiritual person. While I do not align myself to a set religion any longer (and haven’t in a really long time), my spiritual health continues to strengthen. For me, it is very important that I have a spiritual connectedness and understanding that I follow consistently.   For […]

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Self-Care for Spring, Cleaning from the Outside-In

For the past couple of years, I have really become more and more spiritual.  I do not identify myself as religious, but I have a strong belief in the Universe and a “Higher Power” which governs our world and beyond.  The last couple of years, I have gotten stronger in this belief and it has […]

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Dear Self, It is Okay to Accept Help!

There’s this thing that was ingrained in me by my parents and everyone around me that the need to be totally self-sufficient are the ultimate life goals.  I was reared, whether intentionally or non-intentionally to always be a person that never needed to ask anyone for anything and if I did need any kind of […]

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The Love of the Black Woman

We, black women, are uniquely created.  For most of us, our hearts are the biggest parts of our beings. We love the hardest and with the most fervor and strength.  Our love moves mountains and answers prayers.  With our love, we have helped to convince a nation to vote its very first black president, stood […]

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What Mo’Nique Taught Us About Knowing Your Worth and Burning Bridges

By now we have all heard about the schpiel that Mo’Nique is still currently in with Netflix.  In the event you’ve been under every turnable rock, the rundown is this:  Netflix approached her about a new comedy special for her and offered her $500K (per her words).  Because she was offended by this offer, she, […]

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The Death of the Comfort Zone

I am a woman that craves comfort and familiarity. I like to be settled and I ask lots of questions when I am unsure of something. I like to have all of the information to be as proactive as I can be just in case anything arises.  The Comfort Zone is my area of ease […]

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My Anxiety and How it Makes Me Feel

For much of my life, I have been pretty forthcoming with how anxiety has affected me throughout my life.  My first real run-in with anxiety was in high school after a halftime performance (I was on varsity poms), and I had a sudden panic attack.  When I was younger, anxiety was something that came and […]

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Being a Vessel in 2018

We are a few days in on the new year and this year, as I draw closer to my life’s purpose and hone on what drives me, I realize that my personal goal overall is to be a vessel and to continue to inspire, encourage, motivate, and support others.   I have realized in the […]

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Being Confident in Saying “No” and Owning my Right to Decide

This year has been incredibly eye-opening for me in so many ways.  One of those ways has been in realizing just how little people tend to value the choices and decisions of others.  To clarify – I have noticed that people on the whole do not respect the choices that others make for themselves.  This […]

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The Importance of Self-Awareness

For most of my life – stemming as far back as high school – I never aligned myself with being a “morning person”.  In the mornings, I am not chatty, I have very little to say, and I generally dislike being barraged with questions and instructions before at least 10am.  I took this belief of […]

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